VALE – Six local women have been awarded scholarships from Vale-based Chapter K of P.E.O., or the Philanthropic Educational Organization.
Two Oregon Scholarships in the amount of $1,250 were awarded to Tessa McFetridge and Kylee DeLong Peterson.
McFetridge is a senior at Eastern Oregon University pursuing a career in psychology. She hopes to go to graduate school to become a school psychologist or occupational therapist, and to go on to help struggling students.
Peterson is studying her doctorate in psychology at George Fox University and has plans for a career serving underrepresented populations.
Two Marguerite Scholarships in the amount of $1,800, and one in the amount of $1,500, were awarded to Mattie Siddoway, Maycee DeLong, and Brianna Skerjanec, respectively.
Siddoway, a graduate of Vale High School this spring . . .